Inspection of the kitchen storeroom at CWM Hospital early this year revealed that dry goods were not properly stored and the kitchen where patientsí meal were prepared were in need of repair with toilet that were not properly cleaned and looked unhygienic, the Auditor General revealed in his 2013 report.
The Department of Immigrationís did not prepare an action plan to eradicate trafficking in person for Child Trafficking in Fiji despite funds set aside for them by the United Nation International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
After the announcement of the team to the International Cricket Councilís (ICC) East-Asia Pacific (EAP) regionís Twenty20 World Cup and World Cricket League Qualifiers in Lismore next month, Cricket Fiji has now turned its attention to the Senior Menís De
Fiji’s tourism sector should be flexible to cater for a whole range of visitors rather than for the high end side of the market says Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.
Speaking to businessmen at the Fiji-New Zealand Business Council Sayed-Khaiyum said they don’t want to be marketed as a cheap destination and therefore it needed to be flexible.
Sayed-Khaiyum said a couple of hotels closed down in Tahiti during the global financial crisis because they did not have the level of flexibility built into them and that’s an advantage Fiji have.
“So there is a mix to ensure that you do not diminish the brand but at the same time maintain a level of flexibility to be able to cross appeal to many of the segments of the tourism sector,” said Sayed-Khaiyum.
He said tourists should be able to enjoy high end facilities such as Laucala Island, reasonably priced hotels such as Sheraton or budget-priced accommodations.
He also said government is not only investing into marketing Fiji as a destination but also ensuring it has the right infrastructure and facilities to cater and support for the resulting demand.
Change to see Fund returns to purposeChanges soon to be implemented by the Fiji National Provident Fund where it will secure 70 per cent of members' funds and allow members' the 30 per cent for their use, is not new and one that had been in the pipeline since 2012, says fund chief executive Aisake Taito.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Logicís debut album Under Pressure out Oct 24After years of hard work in the studio and on the road, Logic has completed his debut album with Under Pressure due to release October 24, with the title track, Under Pressure, is now available.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.